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Sunday Classical Concerts

Sunday Classical Concerts are a favorite at The Cummer and a delightful way to spend a Sunday afternoon. The concerts will be held in the Hixon Auditorium at 1:30 p.m. Free to members, free to non-members with paid museum admission ($10 for non-members, and $6 for seniors). No refunds.

Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 1:30 p.m.  Sunday Classical Concert is SOLD OUT.  Pricing: Members free, Non-members with paid museum admission ($10 for non-members and $6 for seniors).  Join us for musical selections from The Klein Trio, "Schlinder's List," Schulhoff's Sonatas and Schoenfields's "Cafe Music," curated by Philip Pan of the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra. Please remember, we do not mail tickets for concerts, we check your name at the door the day of the event. RSVP by Friday, April 4, 2014.

Sunday, June 8, 2014 - 1:30 p.m. Sunday Classical Concert.  Pricing: Members free, Non-members with paid museum admission ($10 for non-members and $6 for seniors)

Violinist and Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra Concer Master Philip Pan will delight our listeners with his favorite classical pieces.

Space is limited so please click HERE to make your required reservation.  For more information, please call 904.899.6038. Please remember, we do not mail tickets for concerts, we check your name at the door the day of the event. RSVP by Friday, June 6, 2014.

Interested in having Brunch before the Concert? TreeCup Cafe offers a delicious brunch in the Concourse between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Fixed Menu price of $24.95 per person, plus tax. Beverages not included. Please call 904.899.6022 to make Brunch reservations.

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Ritz Chamber Players Coffee Concert

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
2 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Hixon Auditorium

Ritz Chamber Players Coffee Concert. The 30-minute concert will be followed by coffee and a sweet treat.

Reservations are required. Free to members, $10 for non-members, and $6 for seniors. Click HERE to make your reservation. RSVP by Friday, May 16, 2014.

No refunds. We do not mail tickets for concerts, we check your name at the door the day of the event.

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Commemoration Celebration
Tuesday, June 24, 6:30 p.m.
Pricing: Free to the public. No reservation needed.

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act, The Cummer will be hosting the Gospel ensemble, The Sanders Singers featuring Mama Blue.

 

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Garden Concert:  An Evening of Americana     
Saturday, June 28, 2014
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  (doors open at 6 p.m.)

$20 members, $25 non-members
Table of 10, $400.
Click HERE to make your reservation online or call 904.899.6038
to make your reservation over the phone with a credit card.

Celebrate the summer with the sounds of fiddles, banjos and more with an all American concert in The Gardens (weather permitting) featuring musical performance from Jacksonville favorites Canary in the Coalmine, Four Families and The Jacksonville Old Time Jam!  

Canary in the Coalmine, an Americana-Folk band fronted by songwriters Jessica Pounds and Sandy Wicker, will headline the evening. A haunting quality underscores striking vocal harmonies that provide a focal point for the band’s Appalachian folk and alt country influences. Jessica and Sandy are proud to have joined forces with some of Jacksonville’s finest musicians, including Peter Mosely on upright bass and backing vocals, Philip Pan on violin,  Arvid Smith on dobro, mellobar, mandolin, and guitars and Eric Bailey on drums.  http://canaryinthecoalminemusic.com/music/

Four Families is a four-piece indie folk group from Jacksonville, Fl. They're inspired by themes of cultural tradition, historical observations, and social connectivity.  Come enjoy the sounds of Robin Rütenberg on vocals, guitar and mandolin, Naarah Strokosch on cello and keys, and Summer Wood on percussion.  

The Jacksonville Old Time Jam is a collective of local musicians, led by Nathan Stinnette and David Strickland, who join forces with other musicians to enjoy the sounds of Bluegrass and Old Time while jamming together.  We will host some of their best musicians during the 6 to 7 p.m. hour.  
This is a stellar line up so make sure to get your tickets before they sell out! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0gd5dV9ihc

General Admission:  Guests may bring blankets, chairs, food and alcoholic beverages.  

Reserved Tables:  Includes concert reservation and seating for 10.  The purchase of a table must be made by one person or group for the entire table via one payment by check or credit card. We are unable to accept checks or credit cards for individual seats at tables. Bring your own food or beverages or purchase from The Café by calling 904.899.6022.  A limited number of tables are available.  

Boxed Dinners:  Why not let The Café handle the food?  Preorder your boxed dinner from The Café by calling 904.899.6022.

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Garden Concert:  Music of the Movement
Saturday, September 20, 2014
7 to 9 p.m.  (doors at 6 p.m.)
$20 members, $25 non-members
Table of 10, $400.
Click HERE to make your reservation online or call 904.899.6038
to make your reservation over the phone with a credit card.

In celebration of our beautiful Civil Rights photography exhibition, join The Cummer for an evening of Blues and Jazz with Music from the Movement!  Get ready to groove with Funky Butt Blues Band featuring Lawrence Buckner and Ed Cotton.  

A U.S. Army veteran, Lawrence Buckner currently tours with Mark Farner, formally of Grand Funk Railroad and has shared the stage with The Doors, Journey, Styxx, Maze featuring Franky Beverly, Branford Marsalis, and many other acts. He has numerous appearances as sideman and leader at Jazz Festivals in the United States and Europe.

Ed Cotton has spent the better part of his 20 years as a professional musician as the leader of Pretty Boy Freud, a popular swing and variety band that frequently played the Jacksonville-area club scene. Along with playing in a band, Cotton has performed at numerous blues, jazz and folk festivals over the years. He came out of retirement last year to perform at the Florida Folk Festival and since then he has occasionally played gigs. School has remained his focus. In April, he'll earn a bachelor's degree in history from the University of North Florida and plans to work as a teacher. He also gives workshops on bottleneck slide blues guitar and all facets of the Blues.

General Admission:  Guests may bring blankets, chairs, food and alcoholic beverages.  

Reserved Tables:  Includes concert reservation and seating for 10.  The purchase of a table must be made by one person or group for the entire table via one payment by check or credit card. We are unable to accept checks or credit cards for individual seats at tables. Bring your own food or beverages or purchase from The Café by calling 904.899.6022.  A limited number of tables are available.  

Boxed Dinners:  Why not let The Café handle the food?  Preorder your boxed dinner from The Café by calling 904.899.6022.

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Commemoration Celebration
Tuesday, June 24, 6:30 p.m.
Pricing: Free to the public. No reservation needed.

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act, The Cummer will be hosting the Gospel ensemble, The Sanders Singers featuring Mama Blue.

These programs are made possible through support by Coordinated Benefits Group, the Mildred Shafer Brown Endowment for Music and the Bryan Memorial Concerts Endowment in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Franklin Bryan II.

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Sunday Classical Concerts

Sunday Classical Concerts are a favorite at The Cummer and a delightful way to spend a Sunday afternoon. The concerts will be held in the Hixon Auditorium at 1:30 p.m. Free to members, free to non-members with paid museum admission ($10 for non-members, and $6 for seniors). No refunds.

Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 1:30 p.m.  Sunday Classical Concert is SOLD OUT.  Pricing: Members free, Non-members with paid museum admission ($10 for non-members and $6 for seniors).  Join us for musical selections from The Klein Trio, "Schlinder's List," Schulhoff's Sonatas and Schoenfields's "Cafe Music," curated by Philip Pan of the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra. Please remember, we do not mail tickets for concerts, we check your name at the door the day of the event. RSVP by Friday, April 4, 2014.

Sunday, June 8, 2014 - 1:30 p.m. Sunday Classical Concert.  Pricing: Members free, Non-members with paid museum admission ($10 for non-members and $6 for seniors)

Violinist and Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra Concer Master Philip Pan will delight our listeners with his favorite classical pieces.

Space is limited so please click HERE to make your required reservation.  For more information, please call 904.899.6038. Please remember, we do not mail tickets for concerts, we check your name at the door the day of the event. RSVP by Friday, June 6, 2014.

Interested in having Brunch before the Concert? TreeCup Cafe offers a delicious brunch in the Concourse between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Fixed Menu price of $24.95 per person, plus tax. Beverages not included. Please call 904.899.6022 to make Brunch reservations.

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Ritz Chamber Players Coffee Concert

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
2 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Hixon Auditorium

Ritz Chamber Players Coffee Concert. The 30-minute concert will be followed by coffee and a sweet treat.

Reservations are required. Free to members, $10 for non-members, and $6 for seniors. Click HERE to make your reservation. RSVP by Friday, May 16, 2014.

No refunds. We do not mail tickets for concerts, we check your name at the door the day of the event.

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Commemoration Celebration
Tuesday, June 24, 6:30 p.m.
Pricing: Free to the public. No reservation needed.

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act, The Cummer will be hosting the Gospel ensemble, The Sanders Singers featuring Mama Blue.

 

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Garden Concert:  An Evening of Americana     
Saturday, June 28, 2014
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  (doors open at 6 p.m.)

$20 members, $25 non-members
Table of 10, $400.
Click HERE to make your reservation online or call 904.899.6038
to make your reservation over the phone with a credit card.

Celebrate the summer with the sounds of fiddles, banjos and more with an all American concert in The Gardens (weather permitting) featuring musical performance from Jacksonville favorites Canary in the Coalmine, Four Families and The Jacksonville Old Time Jam!  

Canary in the Coalmine, an Americana-Folk band fronted by songwriters Jessica Pounds and Sandy Wicker, will headline the evening. A haunting quality underscores striking vocal harmonies that provide a focal point for the band’s Appalachian folk and alt country influences. Jessica and Sandy are proud to have joined forces with some of Jacksonville’s finest musicians, including Peter Mosely on upright bass and backing vocals, Philip Pan on violin,  Arvid Smith on dobro, mellobar, mandolin, and guitars and Eric Bailey on drums.  http://canaryinthecoalminemusic.com/music/

Four Families is a four-piece indie folk group from Jacksonville, Fl. They're inspired by themes of cultural tradition, historical observations, and social connectivity.  Come enjoy the sounds of Robin Rütenberg on vocals, guitar and mandolin, Naarah Strokosch on cello and keys, and Summer Wood on percussion.  

The Jacksonville Old Time Jam is a collective of local musicians, led by Nathan Stinnette and David Strickland, who join forces with other musicians to enjoy the sounds of Bluegrass and Old Time while jamming together.  We will host some of their best musicians during the 6 to 7 p.m. hour.  
This is a stellar line up so make sure to get your tickets before they sell out! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0gd5dV9ihc

General Admission:  Guests may bring blankets, chairs, food and alcoholic beverages.  

Reserved Tables:  Includes concert reservation and seating for 10.  The purchase of a table must be made by one person or group for the entire table via one payment by check or credit card. We are unable to accept checks or credit cards for individual seats at tables. Bring your own food or beverages or purchase from The Café by calling 904.899.6022.  A limited number of tables are available.  

Boxed Dinners:  Why not let The Café handle the food?  Preorder your boxed dinner from The Café by calling 904.899.6022.

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Garden Concert:  Music of the Movement
Saturday, September 20, 2014
7 to 9 p.m.  (doors at 6 p.m.)
$20 members, $25 non-members
Table of 10, $400.
Click HERE to make your reservation online or call 904.899.6038
to make your reservation over the phone with a credit card.

In celebration of our beautiful Civil Rights photography exhibition, join The Cummer for an evening of Blues and Jazz with Music from the Movement!  Get ready to groove with Funky Butt Blues Band featuring Lawrence Buckner and Ed Cotton.  

A U.S. Army veteran, Lawrence Buckner currently tours with Mark Farner, formally of Grand Funk Railroad and has shared the stage with The Doors, Journey, Styxx, Maze featuring Franky Beverly, Branford Marsalis, and many other acts. He has numerous appearances as sideman and leader at Jazz Festivals in the United States and Europe.

Ed Cotton has spent the better part of his 20 years as a professional musician as the leader of Pretty Boy Freud, a popular swing and variety band that frequently played the Jacksonville-area club scene. Along with playing in a band, Cotton has performed at numerous blues, jazz and folk festivals over the years. He came out of retirement last year to perform at the Florida Folk Festival and since then he has occasionally played gigs. School has remained his focus. In April, he'll earn a bachelor's degree in history from the University of North Florida and plans to work as a teacher. He also gives workshops on bottleneck slide blues guitar and all facets of the Blues.

General Admission:  Guests may bring blankets, chairs, food and alcoholic beverages.  

Reserved Tables:  Includes concert reservation and seating for 10.  The purchase of a table must be made by one person or group for the entire table via one payment by check or credit card. We are unable to accept checks or credit cards for individual seats at tables. Bring your own food or beverages or purchase from The Café by calling 904.899.6022.  A limited number of tables are available.  

Boxed Dinners:  Why not let The Café handle the food?  Preorder your boxed dinner from The Café by calling 904.899.6022.

_____________________________________________________________________________

Commemoration Celebration
Tuesday, June 24, 6:30 p.m.
Pricing: Free to the public. No reservation needed.

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act, The Cummer will be hosting the Gospel ensemble, The Sanders Singers featuring Mama Blue.

These programs are made possible through support by Coordinated Benefits Group, the Mildred Shafer Brown Endowment for Music and the Bryan Memorial Concerts Endowment in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Franklin Bryan II.

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